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Can't get the staff: the rules for hiring from overseas after Brexit

18 December 2020 by

While recruitment might be the last thing on some operators’ minds, the new rules for EU immigration are set to dramatically change the way the industry hires.

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Immigration expert urges businesses to register to employ overseas workers or face post-Brexit shortage

09 November 2020 by

An immigration expert has urged hospitality businesses to register to employ overseas workers or potentially face a post-Brexit shortage of workers.

'Dreadful' immigration bill moves forward after gaining initial approval from MPs News

'Dreadful' immigration bill moves forward after gaining initial approval from MPs

19 May 2020 by

The government’s immigration bill, described as a potential “hammer-blow” for the hospitality industry, has gained initial[...]

‘Hammer blow’ immigration bill to return to Commons today News

‘Hammer blow’ immigration bill to return to Commons today

18 May 2020 by

The government’s immigration bill, described as a potential ‘hammer blow’ to the hospitality industry, is to[...]

UKHospitality spearheads launch of Hospitality and Tourism Action Group News

UKHospitality spearheads launch of Hospitality and Tourism Action Group

09 March 2020 by

Major trade associations from the hospitality and travel sector have joined forces to launch the Hospitality[...]

Hospitality industry will need to 'relentlessly chip away at government' to change immigration policy News

Hospitality industry will need to 'relentlessly chip away at government' to change immigration policy

28 February 2020 by

Operators will need to “relentlessly chip away at government” if it is to overturn its perception[...]

Immigration policy fears as data reveals 42% of workforce from EU on average salary of £18,400 News

Immigration policy fears as data reveals 42% of workforce from EU on average salary of £18,400

20 February 2020

Research showing that 42% of the hospitality workforce comes from the EU and earns an equivalent average full-time salary of £18,400 (£8.85 an hour) sets out the dramatic impact the government’s new immigration policy will have in the sector.

Immigration policy a 'hammer blow' that will see hospitality businesses close News

Immigration policy a 'hammer blow' that will see hospitality businesses close

19 February 2020

The hospitality industry’s future is hanging on a knife edge following the announcement that the immigration policy to be introduced in January 2021 will have no provision for workers the government deems to be ‘low-skilled’.

Low-skilled workers will be denied visas under new immigration plans News

Low-skilled workers will be denied visas under new immigration plans

19 February 2020 by

There will be no visas for workers who are considered low-skilled after Brexit under new immigration[...]

Migrant visa salary thresholds should fall but still prioritise skilled workers, committee recommends News

Migrant visa salary thresholds should fall but still prioritise skilled workers, committee recommends

28 January 2020 by

The salary threshold for migrants coming to work in the UK should be dropped by more[...]

Government renews commitment to business rates reform in Queen's Speech News

Government renews commitment to business rates reform in Queen's Speech

19 December 2019 by

The government has confirmed its commitment to a review of business rates in today’s Queen Speech,[...]

Business groups' pleas for details of immigration proposals News

Business groups' pleas for details of immigration proposals

10 December 2019 by

Business groups are demanding more information about future immigration proposals after the Conservative party confirmed it[...]

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